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Shirazette "She Beats"
Q & A
BORN IN: Chapel Hill, NC
LIVES IN: Brooklyn, NY
DRUMMING SINCE: 1990
CURRENT BAND/PROJECT(S): The Shirazette Effect Ensemble, The Tia Fuller Quartet, The Mimi Jones Band, Camille Thurman Group
BIGGEST INFLUENCES: Mom & Dad, Tony Williams, Cindy Blackman, Terri-Lyne Carrington, and all the greats that came before me.
FAVORITE ALBUM YOU PLAYED ON: “The City of Kings”, The Gabriel Alegria Afro-Peruvian Sextet
FAVORITE ALBUM NOT PLAYED ON: “The Archandroid Album”, Janelle Monae
CAREER HIGHLIGHT: The Meredith Vieira Show, Season 1 on NBC
The Umbria Jazz Festival 2011 and The NAMM SHOW
January 2012 with “lipstick” (formerly known as The Beyonce Band)
FAVORITE SABIAN CYMBAL: Bash Ride